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Colorado Supreme Court to Rule on Federal Judge’s Questions

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – In an order received today, the Colorado Supreme Court agreed to a US District Court judge’s request to “provide clear guidance… as to the scope and meaning” of four unclear provisions of Colorado’s campaign finance laws that are the subject of litigation under the First Amendment to the US Constitution. The request […]

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Federal Judge Asks for Clarification of Colorado Campaign Finance Laws

CONTACT: Sarah Lee, Communications Director, 770.598.7961   ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A federal judge today issued an order seeking clarification by the Colorado Supreme Court of the state’s campaign finance laws. Senior Judge John L. Kane of the United States Court for the District of Colorado asked the state Supreme Court to “provide clear guidance… as to […]

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CSG Colorado Hearing to be rescheduled following election

UPDATE: The hearing set for tomorrow in Denver, Colo. has been vacated. According to the order issued by Senior Judge John Kane: “Plaintiff’s requests for preliminary and permanent injunctive relief were consolidated and are set for a full-day trial/hearing tomorrow, Friday, September 21, 2012. Given the unlikelihood proponents of a ‘personhood’ amendment will salvaged for […]

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CCP Files Motion in Colorado Case

DATELINE: Tuesday, August 14, 2012 CONTACT: Sarah Lee, Communications Director, 770.598.7961   ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Center for Competitive Politics’ (CCP) legal team filed a motion for preliminary injunction late last night on behalf of a Colorado group, Coalition for Secular Government (CSG). CCP asks that a federal judge in Colorado enjoin Colorado Secretary of State […]

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In the News: Denver Post: Gessler hit with another campaign finance lawsuit – but this one he may actually like

By Sara Burnett of the Denver Post: The Center for Competitive Politics has filed a federal lawsuit against Secretary of State Scott Gessler, saying Colorado’s campaign finance laws are overly burdensome and violate the First Amendment rights of small educational groups that want to weigh in on a ballot question. It’s not the first lawsuit filed against Gessler over […]

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CCP Files Free Speech Lawsuit in Colorado

Colorado Group Files First Amendment Lawsuit DATELINE: Monday, July 2, 2012 CONTACT: Sarah Lee, Communications Director, Center for Competitive Politics, 770.598.7961 ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) legal team, led by Legal Director Allen Dickerson, today filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado on behalf of the […]

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